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KNUST appoints Prof Rita Dickson as first female VC

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science has appointed it first female Professor since the institution was established.

Professor Rita Dickson is to take over from Professor Obiri Danso effective August 1, 2020.

A release from the University signed by the Registrar A.K Boateng reveals that her tenure will be four years with effect from August 1, 2020 to 31st July, 2024.

The Council of the KNUST at its 258th Special Meeting held on Thursday, June 25, 2020, made the appointment, a statement issued by the University Relations Office said.


Prof Dickson until her appointment is the  PRO-Vice Chancellor of the university.